Tikibu: pronunciation dictionary with use examples

Word: epitome
IPA transcription: [ɪp'ɪtəmi]
noun meaning of the word
  • Synonyms: prototype, paradigm, epitome, image
    Meaning: a standard or typical example; "he is the prototype of good breeding"; "he provided America with an image of the good father"
Usage examples
  • "This is the epitome of her life.
  • Lithe and poised, he was the epitome of leashed and controlled action.
  • Just before he came into Rockland's presence, his name and a short epitome of his career would be handed to Rockland to read.
  • The epitome of this discourse is that it is possible that one thing in relation to another may be evil, and at the same time within the limits of its proper being it may not be evil.
  • He was the epitome of all Venerian culture until the Earthmen came with their greedy incorporations and licentious harlots. The Earthlings outlawed him, sent him here to Mars to live out his days."